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Hammam by AliKordZadeh

This bath house or so called Hammam is situated within the ruins of the Ancient Agora, close to the Tree of Hippocrates. It is known as the Great Yalı Hammam. This Ottoman bath house, built in the 17th century, is the only bath house among the Dodecanes Islands to have been used up to 1948. Because of its proximity to the harbor, from 1948 to the 1980s it was used as a salt depot.

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan by babasteve

The historic town of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is a crossroad and melting pot of world cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its most significant development in the Timurid period from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The major monuments include the Registan Mosque and madrasas, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shakhi-Zinda compound and the Gur-Emir ensemble, as well as Ulugh-Beg’s Observatory.

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“King of the Castle” by AliKordZadeh

Fine details. Must view on black background.

This is a view of the City of Dubrovnik (Croatia) , the castle, marina and the Adriatic Sea at sunset from the city walls.

I tried but couldn’t find the king:)

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“Broujerdi House” by AliKordZadeh

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“Broujerdi House, An 1800 merchants house is located in Kashan , Iran. It was build by 150 craftsman and is composed of unique chalk work,European and persian hand paintings, Tiles, natural ventilation system,wind towers, sun dried bricks and multiple integrated arches.

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Diamond Hall by AliKordZadeh

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Diamond Hall is located in the southern wing of the Golestan Palace,Tehran, Iran.

It is called “Diamond” Hall because of the exceptional mirror work inside the building that appears like individual reflective diamonds.

The construction of this hall dates back to 1700 and it is a combined work of Persian mirror workers and european painters.

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Diamond Hall by AliKordZadeh

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Diamond Hall is located in the southern wing of the Golestan Palace,Tehran, Iran.

It is called “Diamond” Hall because of the exceptional mirror work inside the building that appears like individual reflective diamonds.

The construction of this hall dates back to 1700 and it is a combined work of Persian mirror workers and european painters.

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“The Kitchen” by AliKordZadeh

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This is the Kitchen situated on the top floor of the Korcula island Town Museum, once a Hidding ground for partizans in WWII.
The island is situated in the Adriatic sea, and Part of Croatia, It has been an historic island since 9th century.

Single HDR Shot edited in Lr.

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“Pano Ponte Vecchio” by AliKordZadeh

The Ponte Vecchio is a Medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy. interestingly butchers initially occupied the shops but at the present tenants are jewelers, art dealers and souvenir sellers.

This is single HDR (3 shots) stitched together.

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“Presence” by AliKordZadeh

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“Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore” is the main church of Florence, Italy. The cathedral complex, located in Piazza del Duomo, includes the Baptistery and Giotto’s Campanile.The three buildings are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site covering the historic centre of Florence.

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